January 2021

Mortgage Prisoners The Mortgage Market Study by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) estimated that around 140,000 borrowers were unable to switch to a better mortgage deal even though they were up-to-date with their payments.  These eligible mortgage prisoners should have been sent a letter by 1 December...

Equity Release in 2021 During the pandemic, the idea of borrowing against the value of your home may sound appealing to increasing numbers who are house rich and income poor.  Since 1991, more than half a million UK homeowners have used equity release to access over...

New Year, New Home The beginning of this year has been one of the busiest ever starts to a new year for the property market as hundreds of home buyers race for more space. With lockdown and home working continuing, many homeowners want move to larger properties...

Our monthly property market review is intended to provide background to recent developments in property markets as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the future.  We are not responsible or authorised to provide advice on investment decisions concerning property,...